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marketplace, bob minzesheimer is the book reviewer and reporter for "usa today". sarah weinman, let's start with you. give us your general assessment of 2012 for the book industry especially when a comes to nonfiction books and what are one or two nonfiction books you want to talk about? >> let me start by saying 2012 was a very eventful year in the book publishing world between publishers consolidating the department of justice, doing five publishers and apple on e-book pricing and later into the program, amazon expanding its publishing operations, the google settlement moving forward in different directions. those alone account for a substantial portion of publishing news. on the non-fiction side it was a very strong year. in particular we are seeing a lot of best of 2012 lists dominated by behind the beautiful forevers which was winner of the national book awards. we had robert caro's latest volume in his ongoing biography of lyndon johnson and andrew sullivan's are from the free which was recently published. >> host: hundred page compendium looking at different child-rearing examples of
's robert profusek, chairman of the global m&a practice at jones day. so bob why you are so up beat about more mergers and being a acquisitions especially with everything going on with the fiscal cliff. >> it's a pessimistic time andtn the merger market. m & a has been fantastic. 9 market has been okay. it's not been at th terrible bus been good. it's been held back by the negativism that was focused on the eu and this year it's the fiscal cliff and the election and everything else. the conditions are there. we need more m. & a in this cup. >> you are saying they are notgt ablocksblockbustermega deals buo medium companies, why is that. >> to do a step out deal therehe sense that things are good. m & a needs to be done. growth is thro slow and one of e ways to rise is to buy. everything is good but we have been held back by the negativism by the fiscal issues europe and the u.s. >> susie: you told me there were oil and gas americ mergersu think that tech could be an air yeah wirarea. what kind of gived guidelines can you give to investors so they can take advantage of these trends. >> ther
to serve. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >> once again, our developing story tonight, no deal still on the fiscal cliff. president obama handing the matter over to the senate leaders and without any resolution, many people are scrambling to shore up their finances. hampton pearson has the fiscal cliff frenzy. hampton. >>? >> you got it, michelle. we're operating in an environment where, quote, uncertainty is the new normal. this is the equivalent of the last-minute christmas shopping to protect assets of going over the fiscal cliff, planners and wealth managers say it's been a banner year especially for estate planning and here's a couple of reason yes. there's a big change coming with the gift tax. right now there's a $5 million exempted and the tax rate is 35%. on midnight on new year's eve
stuffer. [laughter] >> i gotcha! >> you are ruining my life, bob. >> let's take a look at the electoral map. let's take a look at the road -- minnesota or wisconsin, one or the other. he has to win one of those. [laughter] >> i think that's fabulous. >> you look like an elf. >> you look like a grinch. >> oh, hell. [laughter] >> have you seen more great moments moments from "the five," join us for a new year's eve special, airing at 5:00 p.m. on 10:00 p.m. on monday. you are look from this outside in. >> i love. >> it you think it's good. >> you know you, also real life. i am telling you, they are just like they are on television -- in real life. they are so funny. they are cool people. that's why fox newschannel is so great. this place is filled with characters. everybody's the same way theyor camera. >> you know -- >> congratulations. >> i was walking through -- when i was walking through the republican convention, so you have to go through the magnetometer. this guy says, wait a second, you are juan williams. he says, do you know mohammed hussein andrea tantaros? my ego! my ego. i sa
?margin. don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i wasn't being funny, bob. i know. >>> a showdown that's felt like watching a game of hot potato. senate leaders harry reid and mitch mcconnell are able to get their proposals past and they've left the senate to build a compromise plan and as you can see, the clock continues to tick, tick, tick, time running out. editor mark murray live in d.c. once again and mark, we should know here that the sky won't actually fall if the deal isn't passed by tuesday, but for a moment here, let's talk about the worst-case scenario. americans earning up to their 20,000 a year and they'll see their taxes go up about $412. next bracket could pay $1,000 extra to uncle sam. people making 40 to $65,000 get a $2,000 tax hik
sarah weinman of "publishers marketplace" and bob minzesheimer of "usa today," we appreciate your time today on booktv. .. >> for complete scheduled visit booktv.org. >> co-founder of freedom fest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the u.s. talked to book tv about the fast and his book "the making of modern economics." this is about 20 minutes. >> you're watching book tv on c-span2. we are on location in las vegas. in annual event organized by this author, mark stousen. tell us to a first of all, what is free of dust and how did talk about? >> a little bit about everything. our renaissance gathering. we have a little bit of everything for everybody. we did a very wide group. we even have an investment conference. wealthy investors, concerned citizens. the focus on political and economic and financial freedom and a strong. we're beer every year with over 2,000 people at this event. ruling. next year will be moving to caesars palace. ethier next year will be, are we round? unthinkable be a good controversial topic. >> sponsored by the libertarian party? >> i hate labels.
and loser, stay with us. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary, not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ female announcer ] he could be the one. soulmate. husband. loving father to your children. but first you've got to get him to say, "hello." new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it w
about this. we'll be right back with more of "the last word" holiday party. biggest winner. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >>> welcome back to "the last word" holiday party. we are now going to pick our biggest winner and biggest loser of 2012. and i'm going to break the routine, i'm goin
will act to resolve this. tom: this sounds a little bit like bob woodward's book to by bob woodward's book when he talked about the debt ceiling fight back in 2011. mcconnell, from the way i read it, mcconnell and reid took it away from the president and said , let us to work our own deal by ourselves, kind of cutting him out of the negotiations. >> that's basically it. with the president said was, you can come up with an alternative plan, one that can pass both houses of congress. if not, the president wants a vote on his plan only in the senate and in the house. the house leaders were non-committal. you also go back to the first time the bush tax cuts were expiring back in 2010, that was a deal cut between vice president joe biden and minority leader mitch mcconnell at that time where they stand at all the tax cuts and apparel tax cut and the unemployment benefits. so the leader coming in again trying to up for some type of compromise and get to the senate. for now the white house is letting the senate worked its magic. tom: interesting. but you very much. well, r-texas congressman micha
chairman of this committee. pablo this committee from 1995 to 1997. -- bob led this committee from 1995 to 1997. welcome, bob. retired major-general ronald siegel. he currently serves as vice president enterprise executive for energy in the environment for colorado state university and ohio state university. led a distinguished career in the u.s. air force. d.o.d. executive force base, and prior to that, director of defense research and technology. he flew two space shuttles. we certainly welcome you. >> we welcome, honorable marion blakey, president and ceo representing more than 150 leading aerospace manufacturers. ms. thank you served a five-year term as administrator of the f.a.a. -- ms. blakey served a five- year term as administrator of the f.a.a. we do certainly welcome you. but associate prof. for space science and engineering at the university of michigan, specialist in robotic exploration and space and team leader for the development for the fast imaging plasma spectrometer on messenger spacecraft. we certainly welcome you. dr. scott pages a director of the space policy instit
in the next two days. >> gregg: we still have much more on the cuts and bob scales will be joining us to talk about the impact. >> arthel: we have new details of the deadly plane crash out of russia. police say that four crew members are dead and four others have been injured after an airliner slammed into the international airport overshooting the runway and crashed into a nearby highway. officials say the plane which can carry up to 210 passengers was empty as it was on its way from the czech republic. they are looking into whether a powerful snowstorm may be to the blame. >> thousands of firefighters across the u.s. and canada are traveling to western new york to attend the memorial services for two fallen heroes. they were shot and killed on crime eve. the shooter killed himself at scene and had served 17 years in prison for killing his mother. a woman allegedly helped purchase the weapon. the community is coming together that all the visiting firefighters have a place to stay. many of them will be staying at hampton inn there for free. >> gregg: new developments in the investigation of a
-type rifles because they're afraid they're going to be banned. >> reporter: dealer bob starr says he sold every rifle but this one within an hour and 40 minutes on the opening day of the three-day show. why are so many people buying? >> one thing. fear. fear. >> this is the logic of the leaders of the nra to add more guns around our schools. >> reporter: there was an anti-gun protest outside the show, still hundreds of people lined up to get in even before the doors opened. this is the line just to buy ammunition. some folks tell me the prices for ammo have gone up in recent weeks. so they're stocking up. vendors say the crowds are driven by calls for a ban on assault weapons and ammunition following the shooting of children and adults in newtown. gary sattern bought a rifle at the show. >> there's a lot that can be done to control who purchases firearms as opposed to limiting what firearms are available. >> reporter: dale houseman and his daughter, alexandra, came to the show from rich nond. >> they're not evil things. they have to be in the hands of an evil person to be used for evil pu
and getting the job down. uaw president bob king understands very well that the fight is far from over. >> we are going to continue until people know what this ideological agenda is. it is about suppression of women's rights, labor rights and immigrant rights and it is really about what kind of america do we want. the only way to win is to have a broad coalition to rebuild a social justice movement in the united states. >> bob gets it, but this year does not signal an end to the labor union, but labor is regrouping and reforming using the setbacks and the defeats as a springboard as renewed and more inclusive action. organized labor can no longer be just auto workers or electricians, be us manyt include hotel and retail and domestic workers as well, and rather than accept defeat, it is time to bridge the new and the old and create a model that is not just lame duck session and right to work proof, but sustainable and inclusive. joining us at the table is marc steiner host of the marc steiner show, and founder of the emerging media, and cynthia menend menendez and ed who is active in labor for
like bob dylan raise again the machine of pop music that inspired and informed. what artist do you feel today uphold that dra -- tradition. >> the most vibrant musical art perform are right now over the last 10, 15 years has been hip hop. [clearing throat] >> do they have hip hop in benghazi? first of all, i want you guys next week to get hats like that guy. >> i have one. that's actually my hat. >> sway that guy, right? >> he also took my name. i was originally sway then i changed it to curve and then to captain puddles and now i'm greg gutfeld. you know, there is is nobody at mtv. they think benghazi is a club dj. this is actually infuriating what's going on right now. >> bill: if it wasn't so absurd. >> we have -- there is this massive scandal going on. there are four people dead, and they are talking about music. it's disgusting to me. >> bill: who is sway? is this guy -- >> -- the voice of a generation. >> i'm digging the funky lid and i have a closetful of them. so next week you will see me here next week. >> bill: with the hat. >> it's not what incumbents do. it's usually what th
the next 24 hours, the question is where do you buy a pair of shoes? >> greta: senator bob corker joins us. you said it is a total dereliction of duty at every level. >> we still haven't even behe gun to deal with the issues causing the fiscal insolvent say we are facing and that is the entitlements. nothing has been discussed. it is not on o the table. we are not going to deal with it this year. it will be the issue we deal with running into the debt ceiling around mid march to the economy will continue to have a pail over it because we have not dealt with the issue that our nation needs to face up to right now. >> greta: shouldn't the american people be absolutely fuhr russ with washington. the president says for the past couple of months i have been working with leaders of both parties to try and forge an agreement. we want a product. shouldn't the american people demand a product? not just everyone having the meetings and the president saying he is modestly opt miss fick. we have no product and we are 74 hours away from the deadline that everybody has known about for 18 months. >> we h
that the senator has a clear to have an early hearing and among those who testify was bob corker, tennessee, the ranking republican on the committee come the first of january, so, as a soon to be secretary kerry would have a lot of reason to get off on a good foot with senator corker. so, i think that's very positive. i think that the secretary's now fully recovered, she can testify in the the days after january the 1st or certainly, very shortly after that, you could schedule senator kerry's confirmation hearing the next day. >> kelly: and ambassador, it seems like when we back on benghazi, everything was wrong and ended wrong in the attack on four americans. there was a lack of leadership and management in the state department. thee officials were disciplined, as you know, and bureau chief eric bozwell even reportedly resigned. are you surprised or even mystified that all four of those employees are still employed at the state department. should there be more action such dismissing them? >> this is one of the problems endemick to the federal government. and i think we may see some of that
that wasn't a fun time. >> not like in a room having a cocktail. >> dave: how about republican bob corker who talked to greta about the spending cuts that they would like to see from the democrats thus far not on the table. it's a shame in this nation where every developed country in the world knows our fiscal cliff is our fiscal solvency you have to have these leverage points. sit down and solve the problem because we know it's our greatest threat. that's not the case here. we have a president who has not laid out a plan. is he on yulingsly a spendaholic. >> dave: here is the problem for republicans though. if there is no deal out of the senate he will say okay i need an up or down vote on the $250,000 up or down mark. if republicans want to go on record to say no on that. that's going to be very politically dangerous for john boehner in the house. that's the bottom line. >> juliet: i know you are getting a lot of tweets. mine is like i blame, this i blame that guy. it's interesting to hear what you guys have to say about that first, let's go to peter doocy. what happens this weekend as
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in the senate and we had ronald reagan as president and my old boss bob dole as majority leader. we did have governing coalitions. something called the reagan democrats. tip o'neill worked with ronald reagan. one mp the reasons he did that, tip o'neill was the speaker at the time, he knew there was a good chunk of centrist democrats who would switch over and vote with the president. so finding that middle, you know, if i were president obama i would be up on the hill. that's what president reagan would do. go up and meet the swing states, go to their afrsoffices, ask fo their vets. susan collins, mark warner on the democratic side. those are the folks that will provide the centrist core that we need to have a governing coalition in this country so we can move forward. >> let's talk about how consumers will be affect the here. the federal reserve is currently keeping rates at historic lows trying to encourage boroughing's if we go over the cliff, right now banks are hardly lending as much it's a they really should be. what epps can lse can be done t banks to loan, especially if we do go over
is why we're dealing with the debt ceiling again and we just showed i haved why from bob corker and the senator from tennessee talking and he said we'll get the spending cuts in january when the debt ceiling comes up and if you're progressive, we'll have the big spending cuts conversation, which is medicare, medicaid on the table and some of the tax stuff may have been taken care of. >> we're getting close to the top of the hour and the big three coming up with the best and worst of the week. you'll want to hear this next. ke a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> getting close to the top of the hour. back to the big three, for the best week, worst week. perry, i'll start with you, what's your best and worst this week? i picked chuck hagel. he's our defense secretary and he's getting attacked by democrats and republicans very harshly and has no chance to defend himself and for the winner, it's hard to pick a winner right now. washington is not working right now and it's hard to say anyone is doing a great job and this is not a great situation
to several ways but what if that not so? would've governor bob, president elect romney decides it's not how he wishes to govern wallcovering and the motive is first 22 years when he was governor of massachusetts. they uniformly said they be disappointed and one of the stars at the tea party freshman class he's teaching them about says it will be an insurrection. people seemed generally boisterous. you say nothing at. the president promised us not behave like a conservative, it's going to be the death of the republican party, but were going to burn it down. >> and is going to let that sit there for a second, but that's the great and am then asked the next question. let's come back to the leadership. specifically as individuals in a threesome with a do or do not work together, boehner, cantor and mccarthy. characteristic uninsured and beginning the speaker boehner. >> john boehner is a washington my friend was not obvious choice to leave the tea party class. nonetheless he could be the tea party phenomenon for the freight train that was then elected to be on the train rather than underneath i
their meeting with president obama. >> i talked to the republican leader bob this is generally -- about this generally. we had a constructive meeting. i hope something positive will come from that. the republican leader and i and our staffs are working to see what we can come up with. but it should not take a long time to do that. but it would be in everyone's interest if we were in session tomorrow. we have another vote that has been set up >> you were talking about sunday, right? >> yes. we're going to have another caucus a following that, and hopefully by that time we will have made a determination, senator mcconnell and i, and we can do something on the floor in addition to what i talked about. we do need that time to have everybody kind of step back a little bit. if we come up with something, it is not that easy. we're dealing with big numbers. i think it was a very positive meeting. there was not a lot of clarity in the meeting. everyone knows how important it is. -- hilarity in the meeting. everyone knows how important it is. >> i share the view of the majority leader. we had a g
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